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Contains:  NGC 884, Double cluster, NGC 869, The star 7Per
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Double cluster, double beauty, 


            Luigi Fontana
Double cluster, double beauty

Double cluster, double beauty

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TecnoSky APO Triplet 130/900

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D UNMOD

Mount:10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescope or lens:Vixen 60/700

Guiding camera:Lodestar


Resolution: 5320x3582

Dates:Dec. 26, 2014

Frames: 9x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.95% job: 482660

RA center: 35.073 degrees

DEC center: 57.155 degrees

Orientation: 178.775 degrees

Field radius: 1.309 degrees

Locations: Capanne di Cosola e postazioni limitrofe, Capanne di Cosola, Appennino, al confine tra Piemonte, Emilia e Liguria, None


An absolute classic, taken during a problematic night. Lot of light clouds!!

Un classico assoluto, magro frutto di una notte difficile, tormentata da continui passaggi di veli.



Luigi Fontana
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Double cluster, double beauty, 


            Luigi Fontana